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Titanic Struggle Recap

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The Reds were hoping to leave our nationals capital with a series split with the Washington Nationals. They didn’t come close to that. The Reds were crushed 12-1 on Sunday. Stephen Strasburg no-hit the Reds through 6.2 innings, but was mercifully pulled because he was at 109 pitches coming off the DL. Ramon Cabrera saved the Reds … Continue reading

2014 Reds

Reds stuff in the news

Lots of interesting new Reds-related reading material today. C. Trent Rosecrans started the morning off with a long article on Bryan Price. It’s based on an interview with San Diego Padre manager Bud Black, who is a former pitcher/pitching coach. There are also a few quotes from Mat Latos, who likes the idea of Price as … Continue reading

2010 Reds / Titanic Struggle Recap

Titanic Struggle Recap: Back in first place already?

Let’s recap tonight’s titanic struggle…. FINAL Florida 4 Cincinnati 5 WP: Leake (8-4) LP: West (0-2) S: Cordero (31) BOX SCORE POSITIVES –Mike Leake was not great tonight, but he kept the Reds in the game, earning the ever-dubious “quality start.” Six innings, 3 runs, 6 hits, 6 strikeouts, 3 walks. If nothing else, Leake … Continue reading

Big Red Machine / Reds - General / Reds History / Reds Trivia / Reinstatement of Pete Rose

Pete Rose’s Intentional Walk?

I wrote about Tony Perez’s May 14, 1972, star birthday doubleheader the other day, when the Reds swept the Cardinals while playing in Cincinnati. Believe it or not, the Reds swept another doubleheader on their next field appearance, May 16, 1972, this time victimizing the San Francisco Giants. The wins were by the very same … Continue reading

2009 Reds / Baseball - General / Big Red Machine / Reds - General / Reds Trivia

Redleg Trade Review: George Foster and Fred Norman

May 29, 1971: Geroge Foster is traded by the San Francisco Giants to the Cincinnati Reds for Frank Duffy and Vern Geishert. June 12, 1973: Fred Norman is traded by the San Diego Padres to the Cincinnati Reds for Mike Johnson, Gene Locklear and cash. The Reds were heavily favored to win the National League … Continue reading